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Transit review highlights need for customer service training, user etiquette

via CBC

'We're all on this bus together' says executive director Pat Delmore

Transit Windsor continues to develop and adjust a 2019 master plan looking at the future of public transportation in the region.

As part of this master plan, Transit Windsor asked for community feedback on the bus service offered in the city.

Canada’s Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) Industry Recognizes Transit Agencies for NGV Leadership:

  • Calgary Transit – for North America’s largest indoor refueling and maintenance facility
  • BC Transit – for supporting NGVs in three communities
  • Hamilton Street Railway – for Canada’s longest operating NGV transit fleet

Calgary, Alberta - Canadian Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance

The Canadian Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance (CNGVA) is pleased to award its inaugural NGV Leadership Awards to Calgary Transit, BC Transit and Hamilton Street Railway.

Free rides, shorter waits: St. John's releases road map for public transit

via CBC

Recommendations target younger riders, reopening U-Pass proposal

Free rides for children under 12, a U-Pass system for university students, and route changes are some of the key recommendations of a public transit review commissioned by the City of St. John's. 

A report released Wednesday on problems with the city's public transit — Metrobus and GoBus — offered several ways to improve ridership. 

Optibus Opens NYC Office, Appoints General Manager to Lead North America Growth

via Optibus

Optibus, a high-tech mobility platform provider that improves mass transit performance in hundreds of cities around the world, announced today the opening of offices in New York City and the appointment of Kevin Foreman as its North America general manager.

In addition to opening a New York office on Madison Avenue, Optibus is also moving its San Francisco office to Mission Street. The new offices will open Nov. 1.

Pilot project expands use of Compass Cards to include car share and bike share

via Global News

TransLink is testing a new pilot program that could offer commuters more transportation options.

The company is partnering up with three transportation providers to enable participants to use their Compass Cards to pay for travel on car- and bike-share services Modo, Evo and Mobi by Shaw Go.